Environment, Health and Safety News

  • Reduce Your Liability with TargetSolutions’ Dangers of Speeding Training Course

    Speeding contributes to nearly one-third of all fatal crashes. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 13,000 lives are lost each year due to speeding and more than $40 billion is lost each year due to accidents where ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • EHS&S news from around the web, October 2016

    The Ellen MacArthur Foundation released a new report on making an accelerated transition to the circular economy. OH&S published a piece on a new standard for plumbed and portable  ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Industrial Railway Safety Conference

    Come and visit Nilex at the 2nd Annual Industrial Railway Safety Conference on October 25th. Learn about the most current and best practices in the sector, interact with experts on the regulatory process and safety management systems (SMS), gain insight into new technologies and equipment, and find out about safety training resources. Don't miss keynote speaker Captain Stephen Robertson, who ...


    By Nilex

  • Prevent Liability at Your School with TargetSolutions’ ‘Food Safety’ Training Course

    TargetSolutions’ Food Safety, Foodborne Illness and Kitchen Sanitation training covers topics designed to reduce your school district’s liability. To promote a more engaging experience, a brand new voiceover narration track has been added to the course. More than 50 million students eat in schools across the country every day. That’s more than 50 million opportunities ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Training for Confined Spaces

    Looking for Training for Confined Spaces? According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), it states that a confined space is one which is ‘substantially enclosed (though not always entirely). Within the conditions, serious injury can occur from hazardous circumstances or conditions’. To find out more about expert training for confined spaces, continue ...

  • ETC Adopts PEC H2S Clear Training Program

    PEC Safety today announced a strategic partnership with the Energy Training Council (ETC). Under the agreement, ETC will offer all elements of the PEC H2S Clear training program as part the organization’s primary curriculum. This includes the train-the-trainer course for both in-house and independent instructors, as well as the direct-to-student course for individuals in need of H2S safety ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Do you need Engineering Safety Training?

    Engineering can take us into some weird places: underground vaults, service tunnels, motorway access panels. Some of these places are low risk but others require engineering safety training. These particular environments can bring up varied types of hazards and dangers. So it’s the utmost importance to keep yourself and your work surroundings ...

  • Confined Space Training in London

    Any team working in a confined space must have the correct training. Safety is obviously a huge factor when working in this type of environment. Sadly, every year people are killed or injured when working in confined spaces, and London is no exception. Whether it’s an underground vault, sewage or service tunnel, Civil Engineering Safety Limited can deliver the correct training for your ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Outdoor Workers’ Safety Training Should Include Mitigating Lightning Hazards

    The summer months bring increased thunderstorm activity to many regions that can kill or severely injure workers involved in outdoor activities. According to a fact sheet from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in the United States alone, cloud-to-ground lightning occurs 20 to 25 million times each year. Global ...

  • Confined Space Training in Birmingham

    Need Confined Space Training in Birmingham? Civil Engineering Safety Limited are ideal for those people who work in high-risk places. If you’re looking for confined space training in Birmingham, we offer a number of courses in confined space training, including City and Guilds Level 2 qualifications ...

  • Leadership in EHS: Intelex’s presence at the 2016 Verdantix Summit

    EHS software is powerless if employees don’t adapt their behavior. Facilitating this change is one of many best practices Intelex Technologies will share at the 2016 Verdantix Summit happening May 16-18 in Chicago. As a sponsor, Intelex will be presenting a workshop on driving behavioral change by integrating EHS and operations systems. The session will be ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Oceaneering Awarded Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) recently named Oceaneering International, Inc. as the recipient of the 2016 Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award. Kevin McEvoy, Oceaneering’s CEO, accepted the award at the NOIA annual meeting in Washington, DC. “We are honored to receive this distinguished award from such a well-respected organization as NOIA. We are committed to the ...

  • Measuring and Tracking Compliance Vital to Arrow Electronics` CSR Program

    Arrow Electronics' Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report for 2015 At Arrow Electronics, we measure and track compliance with numerous quality and regulatory standards at our 46 warehouse and processing locations. Thirty-four of ...


    By Arrow Electronics

  • Sandvik joining CEEC organization to collaborate in comminution eco-efficiency

    Sandvik has joined the Coalition for Energy-Efficient Comminution (CEEC), an organization established by the mining industry, for the mining industry, to support knowledge sharing and change in an area of high energy consumption. The mining sector is an energy intensive industry and almost half of this energy is consumed by the comminution process: size reduction to liberate the valued minerals ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Scott Recker Named New Environmental Liability Management Practice Leader

    Antea Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Recker to the role of Environmental Liability Management Practice Leader. Scott is a Senior Consultant with over 28 years of industry experience. His focus is the strategic development and management of regional and national multi-disciplinary project teams to solve environmental business problems. Scott employs a sound scientific ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® and The Institute of Professional Environmental Practice® Announce a New Collaboration

    The governing bodies of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) and The Institute of Professional Environmental Practice® (IPEP®) announce a new collaboration in 2016 to bring their respected credentials, the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and the Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP)/Environmental Professional Intern (EPI), to ...

  • Mexico’s Thriving Automotive Electronics Industry Needs Parallel EHS Standards Boom

    My car (a Fiat 500e) was built in Mexico. Chances are yours may have been as well. In one month alone -- August 2015 -- automakers produced in Mexico nearly 300,000 vehicles, exporting 80% of them. This production level is 7.7% higher than in August 2014. In fact, 30% of Mexico's exports are automobile, according to the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA). For the electronics ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 5 Predictions for EHS and Quality in 2016

    2015 has been an exciting year for those of us involved in the EHS and quality management space. Increasing regulatory pressures such as changes to the OSHA fine structure, the roll out of FSMA and an update to quality management standards with ISO9001:2015 have added up to a news filled 12 months. The macro trends driving these changes didn’t stop and in fact seemed to accelerate in ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Safety Training Tool kit – 2016 noise awareness courses announced

    From new dates, group tuition to bespoke training, see what Pulsar Instruments’ training team can offer you. We’ve just launched our new one day noise at work awareness course programme for 2016 and have a selection of training dates at various locations across the UK. Noise at Work awarenesstraining helps health and safety professionals keep ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • EHS This Week: Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline, James Bond Violates Health and Safety Standards and more!

    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: James Bond Violates Occupational Health and Safety Standards President Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Remember to  ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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